There were 157.4 million notebooks shipped globally in 2015, decreasing 9% on year, and the shipments will further slip 2.5% to 153.5 million units in 2016, according to Digitimes Research.
Among vendors, Lenovo will take up 22.5% of shipments in 2016, followed by Hewlett-Packard with 21.4%, Dell 13.8%, Apple 11.9%, Asustek Computer 10.2%, Acer 8.9%, Samsung Electronics 2.8%, Toshiba 1.7% and Fujitsu 1.1%, Digitimes Research indicated.
Taiwan-based ODMs will ship 125.23 million notebooks in total in 2016, accounting for 81.6% of global shipments. Quanta Computer will be the largest Taiwan-based ODM accounting for 31.3% of Taiwan's ODM shipments, followed by Compal Electronics with 29.5%, Wistron 14.7%, Inventec 7.5%, Pegatron Technology 7.2% and Foxconn Electronics 3.6%.
This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Special Report (Global notebook shipment forecast, 2016 and beyond). Visit our latest Special reports.